NGCP: No damage to grid despite 6.3-magnitude quake in Batangas
Posted: 2017-Aug-12 17.02.20 UTC+0800
MANILA — The National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) has reported that its power transmission services remain normal despite the 6.3-magnitude earthquake that occurred near Nasugbu, Batangas at 1:28 p.m. Friday.
In an alert, the NGCP said the grid remains intact as no power interruption has been reported.
The NGCP is still assessing if there are damaged transmission facilities in Metro Manila and surrounding areas.
The tectonic quake's epicenter was located at 5 km. southwest of Lian, Batangas.
The tremor was felt at Intensity IV in Calapan, Mindoro; Subic, Zambales; Rosario, Cavite; Manila; and Sablayan, Occidental Mindoro; at Intensity III in Pateros City; Quezon City; Makati City; Malolos, Bulacan; Cainta, Rizal; and Calamba, Laguna; at Intensity II in Magalang, Pampanga; and Tanauan City, Batangas; and at Intensity I in Talisay, Batangas. (PNA)